Food and Health

Researchers say fluoride in water is not neurotoxic, not harmful to IQ

2014-05-21 20:42

There has been a great deal of debate about the potential for fluorinated water to cause damage to the developing brains of children. Water fluoridation nevertheless continues to be a standard part of the water purification procedures in our communities. Recent research has shown that fluoride in water is not neurotoxic for people.

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These 4 Foods Will Dry Your Skin, Cause Wrinkles and Kill Cells

2014-05-08 12:19

In order to preserve the natural beauty and youthful look, people spend a lot of money on beauty products and anti-aging procedures , despite the fact that you can take care of these things by yourself through healthy food choices at home. Many people don't know the cause of their wrinkles and aging skin. Her are 4 foods that cause aging of your skin and 6 fruits and meats that help to rejuvenate it.

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Certified Nutritionist's 7 Delicious Foods for a Flatter Belly

2014-04-30 17:43

With summer beach season approaching, many of us are shelving our beloved snacks and reaching for the celery sticks. But you shouldn’t have to torture yourself for that flatter belly. There are at least 7 delicious foods, including almonds and yogurts that can help with weight loss.

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Japanese Cube and Heart-Shaped Watermelons: Are They Edible?

2014-04-18 04:32

Watermelons are oh-so-delicious and so perfectly healthy, but they are also round and big and often impossible to fit into your fridge. Japan has taken the reins of changing its watermelon image however and has brought to the world the fruit in the shape of a cube and, of late, as a heart.

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Unhealthy meals are being pushed by restaurants in public housing developments

2014-04-10 12:54

Findings that unhealthy meals are being pushed by restaurants in public housing developments are disturbing. Clearly, good nutrition is the single most important initial factor for good health in body and mind. The finding that there are not as many healthy meals served in restaurants in public housing developments as elsewhere implies the health and lives of poor people in such instances are being sacrificed for quick profits by such unscrupulous businesses.

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Is food intolerance making you sick? How to know

2014-04-10 07:42

Food intolerance and allergy are two different things. Here is an easy way to find out if you have a food intolerance or sensitivity that is causing fatigue, bloating, headache or gastrointestinal problems. Symptoms of intolerance to certain food and drink develop over time. Allergy to food can be life threatening.

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Surprisingly, chocolate may help prevent obesity and diabetes

2014-04-03 08:48

There has been a great deal of conjecture over the years about the health benefits of chocolate. With it's delicious taste chocolate has an addicting like quality for a lot of people. Good news is that something that tastes this good really may be good for your health in many ways. Recent research shows that chocolate may actually help prevent obesity and diabetes.

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Fruits vs Vegetables: Which of These Healthy Foods Have More Benefits?

2014-04-02 16:31

There has been a great deal of discussion over the years about the impressive health benefits of eating fruit and vegetables. The finding that diets high in fruit and vegetables can prevent and help in the treatment of cancer has received a particularly large amount of attention. Recent research has shown that the health benefits of eating a lot of these foods is even greater than previously thought.

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Beer marinades may help prevent cancer

2014-03-27 12:19

There have been discoveries of strong associations between poor diets and many types of cancer, with an interesting report now surfacing that beer marinades may help with this problem in some instances. Various preservatives such as nitrites in hotdogs and preservatives in processed meats have been linked to cancer. Yet, these foods are delicious and many people ignore warnings that they could be carcinogenic. Recent research that beer marinades may be helpful in lowering the carcinogenic potential of meat is therefore important.

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Chronically ill poor Americans often must choose food over needed medicine

2014-03-25 12:17

There are Americans who are so poor that they often can not afford needed medications. These Americans are often actually living in fear of not having enough food to eat if they buy certain needed medications. It appears in such cases these people either do not understand the possible welfare programs which could help them, or welfare programs which could benefit them in such a crisis situation are simply not available where they are living.

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Grape seed may help fight bowel cancer

2014-02-17 15:04

Cancer can be a killer and natural remedies with proven effectiveness in the fight against cancer are therefore always appreciated. Grape seed has emerged as a potential potent natural remedy in the fight against cancer. Recent research highlights the value of a complementary approach to fighting bowel cancer, with grape seed used along with conventional treatment.

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Eating More of This Nutrient Can Help Improve Reaction Time

2014-02-13 09:32

Everyone has experienced a time when they had to think and move fast. How would you rate your reflexes in times of trouble? If you are on the slower side, you may want to ensure your diet includes a particular nutrient that is found in spinach and soy.

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12 Common Nutrient Deficiencies in the Gluten Free Diet

2014-02-11 18:11

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder where consuming a protein called gluten causes damage to the small intestine. Left untreated, it can lead to nutrient deficiencies and other long-term health complications. More than 2 million Americans are undiagnosed and at risk.

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There's a link between sleep disorders and depression

2014-02-03 07:37

It is vitally important for your kids to sleep well at night to maintain good mental health. Although good nutrition is often highlighted as being the most significant factor for good mental health in a growing child, the vital importance of good sleep should not be forgotten. Recent research points to a genetic link between sleep disorders in kids and depression.

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Hempseed oil is loaded with exceptionally healthy compounds

2014-01-31 08:34

Hempseed oil has surfaced as being loaded with an unusually large quantity of healthy compounds. It often appears that claims dealing with the positive health impact of hempseed oil may simply be part of heavy marketing campaigns by natural health advocates. However, the excessive claims of good health with hempseed oil have been backed up by scientific research.

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